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LANXESS Deutschland GmbH

Booth number: 1B-1.8

About us

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 9.2 billion in 2016 and roughly 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 54 production sites worldwide.

The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber.

The LANXESS Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit produces Velcorin (dimethyl dicarbonate).


A soft drink promises refreshment and enjoyment. And we make sure it stays that way.

Velcorin® is a technology developed by us to protect beverages against spoilage by microorganisms. Velcorin® breaks down completely into naturally occurring substances and has no impact on taste or color.

The quality of LANXESS ensures pure drinking pleasure.

Products and services

Velcorin® technology is a cold sterilization agent that provides protection against microorganisms that could spoil the drink and also maintains the natural flavour.

Velcorin® is already highly effective at a low dosage against mico-organisms that can spoil drinks, it guarantees a supple flavour and is simple to use.

The use of Velcorin® is approved for a wide range of different beverages like carbonated & still beverages, isotonic sports beverages, iced teas, flavoured water, wine, Cider, fruit wine, beer based drinks and Radler, around the world.

Prominent bodies, such as the EU Scientific Committee on Food, the FDA in the United States and the JECFA of the WHO, have all confirmed that Velcorin® is safe for use in the beverage industry.

The production of Velcorin® is certified to meet Halal & Kosher requirements.

For more detailed information please visit


LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
Kennedyplatz 1
50569 Cologne

Phone: +49 221 88853517

Riaz, Musaheb
Head of Sales EMEA
Phone: +44 1635 568652

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